Captain Sam Ricketts is still waiting for his first Wolves league appearance this season and has to make do with a place on the bench yet again.
Meanwhile, Cardiff have made three changes from their midweek win against Wigan Athletic.
Wolverhampton Wanderers: Ikeme; Doherty, Batth, Stearman, Golbourne; McDonald, Evans, Van La Parra, Edwards, Sako; Dicko
Subs: McCarey, Henry, Clarke, Ricketts, McAlinden, Ebanks-Landell, Jacobs
Cardiff City: Marshall; Fabio, Hudson, Morrison, Connolly; Gunnarsson, Adeyemi, Whittingham, Pilkington; Maynard, Le Fondre
Subs: Brayford, Dikgacoi, Jones, Macheda, Eikrem, Burgstaller, Moore